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Safari for experienced horse riders

Animals

Safari for experienced horse riders

Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
Animals

Safari for experienced horse riders

Animals

Safari for experienced horse riders

Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

The owner couple, Nikos and Zsanett try to preserve the heritage and tradition of Santorini and upholding to the highest standards the ancient practice of keeping horses, offering unique authentic riding experiences in stunning natural landscape of the sea and the famous Caldera of Santorini. The Safari tour is for riders who have ridden frequently before and are confident horse riders, with a suitable physical level for this kind of energetic ride. Starting at the stables in Megalochori, ride along the paths of the vineyards and continue down to the Black sandy beach. Ride along the beach and then up into the canyons and ravines behind the coastline. Following the ancient trails to the cliff side top, with panoramic views of the whole caldera basin and the volcano. Marvel at the best views on the island from the exclusive comfort of your horse. For each tour there will be a guide – instructor who is going to direct you and ensure the smooth operation of the tour.The guide takes photos on the best spots with your phone. Our trained instructor-guides will match you to a horse that will suit you and your riding experience, they live and work with the horses 365 days of the year. They have a strong bond with their animals based on respect and trust and we kindly ask you to also show a respectful attitude to your chosen horse and the guides.
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Your host

Learn more about Zsanett

Zsanett

Hi, we are Zsanett and Nikos. We are a couple from Santorini. Nikos was born in Santorini and grow up with horses. His family has a very long love for horses, they owned land and livestock in the village for 5 generations. Me, Zsanett, I am from Hungary who came to take part of an amazing ride on the Santorini Caldera and fell in love with the area and my husband :) Now days we are raising up our children, we are doing rides together and enjoying the beautiful nature of Santorini. We own a horse-riding association in Megalochori and reflects our love of the village and surrounding lands and a desire to maintain the heritage of the island. To share with others the amazing experience of riding a beautiful animal along ancient paths through the natural wonder of the Santorini landscape.

What's included

Drinks
Water machine is available on the spot (please have your own bottle).
Equipment
We provide helmets and saddle bags, so you can carry on your personal stuff and a bottle of water.

Where you'll be

Starting at the stables in Megalochori village, ride a horse along the paths of the vineyards and continue down to Eros beach. Ride along the beach and then up into the canyons and ravines behind the coastline. Following the ancient trails to the cliff side top, with panoramic views of the whole caldera basin. Finally we return to Megalochori and we ride through the traditional settlement of Megalochori village.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

What to bring

Water bottle
Zsanett
Safari for experienced horse riders
New experience
From £157/person
New experience
From £157/person